Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (08/12/2012 02.50)

Molecular identification and epidemiology of parasites of the genus Anisakis in fish species from European waters

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1)the genetic identification and characterization, by using nuclear and mitochondrial markers, of parasites of the genus Anisakis, collected from different fish species sampled in European waters; 2) the implementation of the parasitological and molecular tools to detect those zoonotic parasites in fish fillets; 3) to evaluate epidemiological and ecological data concerning the distribution of these parasites in fish species according to different fishing grounds, seasons, host-size, etc; 4) to estimate the genetic variability values at population levels of the detected species of Anisakis; and, finally, 5) to correlate genetic variability estimates to the population density degrees of the Anisakis species observed in fish from different fishing areas.

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Research Fields

Biological sciences - Biodiversity

Eligibility criteria

Public selection based on qualifications and interview

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget19367
Frequency of calls12 mesi
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceItaly
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, FYRoMacedonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi della Tuscia

Public research
Viterbo - Italy